Monday, 2 April 2018

Roll of Honour - 2nd April 1918

Killed in Action

6th Battalion: First Battles of the Somme 1918: front line at Rossignol Wood
  • 41851 Private Laurence Victor BUNTING Debden [Essex] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 290270 Private Amos ELMORE, born Ramsey [Huntingdonshire], resided Wistow [Huntingdonshire] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 31853 Lance Corporal Herbert HARDING, 21, son of Herbert and Marie Harding of 3 Hill View, Saint Andrew’s Street, Hitchin [Hertfordshire] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 41476 Private William George WALKER, 19, son of John and Sarah Walker of 8 High Street Place, Wellingborough [Northamptonshire] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
7th Battalion: First Battles of the Somme 1918: unsuccessful attack at Hangard
  • 40221 Private Harry BUMFREY, 30, ex-5299 Norfolk Regiment, born and resided West Beckham [Norfolk], son of Mary Ann Bumfrey of Church Farm, Upper Sheringham [Norfolk] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 31335 Private Harold COPAS, born Southport [Lancashire], resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • Temporary Lieutenant Marten Cave DUPLOCK (Pozières Memorial)
  • 41536 Private William Robert GLASS, 19, born Harrow Weald [Middlesex], son of William and Jane Glass of 50 Herga Road Wealdstone [Middlesex] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 31063 Private James Auberon HODGSON, 41, born King’s Lynn [Norfolk], resided New Barnet [Hertfordshire], son of Thomas Hodgson of The Sevastopol Inn. Middle Drove, Wisbech [Cambridgeshire], husband of Maud Gertrude of 2 Kingston Road, New Barnet [Hertfordshire] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 40731 Private George HUMPHRIES, ex-36850 South Staffordshire Regiment, born and resided Madeley [Staffordshire] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 15598 Private Alfred William MYNOTT, 22, born Kimpton [Hertfordshire], resided Shingay [Cambridgeshire], son of Walter and Annie Mynott of The Heath, Thriplow [Hertfordshire] (Bouchoir New British Cemetery)

2nd Battalion
  • 19139 Corporal A WARD, 33, husband of Elizabeth of 61 Hart Lane, Luton (Stopsley (Saint Thomas) Churchyard)

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